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Ex-lobbyist Abramoff sentenced to four years by judge
Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 9/4/08 | Reuters

Posted on 09/04/2008 1:37:56 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, whose corruption scandal shook up Washington's power elite and contributed to the Republican loss of control in Congress, was sentenced on Thursday to four years in federal prison.

Judge Ellen Huvelle issued the sentence on conspiracy and other charges after federal prosecutors recommended leniency due to Abramoff's cooperation in pursuing corruption cases against lawmakers and former administration officials. He faced a maximum of 11 years under a plea deal reached in 2006.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 110th; abramoff; campaignfinance; corruption; jackabramoff; kstreet; lobbyist; sentenced
Lucky for Jack, the Judge will allow him to serve this sentence concurrently while he is already serving another 5 year 10 month sentence.
1 posted on 09/04/2008 1:37:56 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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